Tracking lateness

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Re: Tracking lateness

Post by thegamesnotoveryet » Thu Apr 04, 2019 11:55 am

Well, here in Vegas, my issue #191 arrived this past Saturday, which was about 5 weeks after #190. And issue #192 arrived yesterday, which makes this issue one of the fastest ever in regards to shipping times. Possibly one of very few to arrive within Future's would be 14 day arrival window, so hopefully this becomes the norm, and not exception. LOL

Mauricio
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Re: Tracking lateness

Post by Mauricio » Thu Apr 04, 2019 2:43 pm

And I also got both #191 and #192 on the same day (Tuesday, April 2). This is the second time this has happened... should I expect two issues every two months? Is it somehow cheaper to send them this way? 🤪

Large Bass
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Re: Tracking lateness

Post by Large Bass » Wed May 01, 2019 7:35 pm

Got 193 today this is the second month in a row where I got my issue in less than 2 weeks a welcome change after 6 months of them taking 1 to 2 months to arrive or not at all.

NorthWay
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Re: Tracking lateness

Post by NorthWay » Thu May 02, 2019 6:45 am

I got #193 on Tuesday, 32 days after 192.
EDIT: And newsagent got it end of same week.

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Re: Tracking lateness

Post by Weblaus » Tue May 14, 2019 9:27 pm

Not entirely RG related, but since it's Future, it still kind of is...

RG #193 arrived in my corner of Germany after 8 days or so, which was quite a suprise given that the previous issues usually took something between 3 to 5 weels.

And right a day after that, the current issue of Edge (#332) arrived, just 2 (!) days after the store date - definitely astounding.

And finally today, I received Edge #331 - yes, the issue before, just 47 (!) days after the store date. Good thing I had ordered a replacement after a month or so (which resulted in different problems thanks to the god-awful cusotmer service, of course)...

That's downright insane and inexplicable, why on earth is it so impossible to get a decent regular delivery going?

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Re: Tracking lateness

Post by NorthWay » Thu May 23, 2019 8:44 am

Show of face from #194 yesterday. That would be 22 days after the previous.

Weblaus
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Re: Tracking lateness

Post by Weblaus » Thu May 23, 2019 3:46 pm

That reminds me: #194 arrived here last Friday - so just one day after the UK store date. Which is so entirely unlike everything before that I don't quite know what how to think about it and I'm very sceptical that it'll ever happen again. You have to wonder how it's possible to show up so fast - even more so since based on postage and return-to address, nothing has changed in regards to routing etc. - when ever since the Future takeover delivery times have progressively gotten worse.

Next up: today's issue #333 of Edge, let's see if that can continue the streak...

Large Bass
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Re: Tracking lateness

Post by Large Bass » Sun May 26, 2019 5:48 am

194 showed up yesterday this is soooooo much better than the 2 months or more it was taking before I hope it lasts.

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Re: Tracking lateness

Post by Mauricio » Wed May 29, 2019 3:31 am

Got #194 today in the US, less than two weeks after the UK street date. Much better! 👍

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Re: Tracking lateness

Post by flugle » Wed May 29, 2019 7:58 am

Issue 194 arrived in Australia today too, so thats nice to see. Although they are still sending me letters saying my sub expires next month, despite me renewing it (and having an email saying so) over 2 months ago

tokra
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Re: Tracking lateness

Post by tokra » Tue Jul 02, 2019 5:14 pm

Did anyone in Germany receive issue 195 yet? Delivery was fine for issues 193 and 194, and now it's nearly been three weeks again...

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Re: Tracking lateness

Post by Weblaus » Tue Jul 02, 2019 6:06 pm

Nope, no sign of 195 here in Bavaria.

Clearly they have to compensate for the last few issues actually arriving fast for once.

Predicting delivery times from Future magazines is like playing the lottery - my last three issues of Edge took 7 weeks (!), 2 days (!) and 2 weeks with no change in the routing.

Large Bass
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Re: Tracking lateness

Post by Large Bass » Tue Jul 02, 2019 7:42 pm

Got 195 in the mail today

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Re: Tracking lateness

Post by NorthWay » Thu Jul 04, 2019 6:12 pm

There was #195 some time in the past 3 weeks (i.e. Tuesday or earlier) - date unknown as I had a friend who picked up mail while I was away. (There is also a copy of EDGE, but I haven't checked the number.)

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Re: Tracking lateness

Post by Charco » Fri Jul 05, 2019 7:31 am

No sign of issue 195 for me here in Ireland. It's not like it had to travel that far from the UK.

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